19 Feb 1946

British Western Pacific Territories
  • Allied repatriation ship Hikawa Maru arrived at Torokina, Solomon Islands and embarked Japanese personnel. ww2dbase [Hikawa Maru | Torokina | CPC]
Panama Canal Zone
  • USS Cabrilla conducted exercises in the Panama Canal Zone. ww2dbase [Cabrilla | CPC]
  • USS Ling arrived at Panama Canal Zone. ww2dbase [Ling | CPC]
United Kingdom
  • Alan Turing presented a paper that revealed his design of a stored-program computer, but he was scrutized by the British government as it contained too much secret technology developed during WW2. ww2dbase [Alan Turing | CPC]
United States
  • New Mexico Senator Dennis Chavez recommended Pedro del Valle to President Harry Truman as the governor of Puerto Rico; local political opposition eventually led to del Valle asked to be excluded from consideration. ww2dbase [Pedro del Valle | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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